Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

2004

Publication Title

The State of the Region: Hampton Roads 2004

Pages

82-89

Abstract

The Virginia General Assembly has voted to deregulate electricity in Virginia, but has delayed critical parts of this process until 2010 at the earliest. Recently, the General Assembly seems to have lost some of its stomach for deregulation. Nationally, deregulation usually is associated with lower electricity prices; however, there are notable exceptions. Virginia’s electricity prices currently are not high by national standards.

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